Event Extras

Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Debbie and Wes Jenson were the honorary chairmen for Stems: A Garden Soirée, a benefit for The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park. The 10th annual event was held on June 24th at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Guests enjoyed drinks, fabulous fare from local restaurants, great art, live music, and fireworks. Proceeds support the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, the  Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and city art installations.

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The Kansas City Zoo – Jazzoo “Peacocks and Plumage”

Guests celebrated “Peacocks and Plumage” at Jazzoo, which was held at the Kansas City Zoo on June 2nd. Trish and John Dorsey served as chairmen of the event, which featured entertainment by Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls, D.J. Kirby and other great bands from Our Town. Partygoers clad in feathers and animal prints enjoyed specialty cocktails (including Peacock Punch!), cuisine from more than 70 local restaurants and rides on the Train and the Endangered Species Carousel.

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